The independent platform for sharing experiences with medication

The independent platform for sharing experiences with medication

Experiences with medication

What is your experience of medication?
Have you suffered from side effects or only had positive experiences?

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12/07/2017
Female, 45
Overall satisfaction 3

Sertraline (Sertraline)
Social anxiety

Satisfaction with
2
2
4
4
i started three weeks ago but so far not very happy with the results. The side-effects are horrible, mainly the jitters. It makes my social phobia only worse.
12/07/2017
Male, 60
Overall satisfaction 1

Timolol (Timolol)
Glaucoma

Satisfaction with
1
2
2
4
Timolol was added to Simbrinza, since this med alone was not effective enough. Due to all the side effects and no decrease of my eye pressure, this medication is stopped.
12/06/2017
Female, 19
Overall satisfaction 1

Fluoxetine (Fluoxetine)
Depression

Satisfaction with
1
1
3
4
I suffered from all the side effects, so after discussion with my psychiatrist, I decided to stop taking Fluoxetine.
12/04/2017
Male, 27
Overall satisfaction 1

Oxycontin (Oxycodone)
Chronic pain syndrome

Satisfaction with
1
5
5
4
I do have a box full of Oxycontin. I used a couple of tablets but it doesn't do anything for me. I will be happy to go back to my Fentanyl adhesive strips 100 ug. I really don't understand what is so special about OxyContin.
12/04/2017
Female, 50
Overall satisfaction 4

Metformin (Metformin)
Diabetes type 2

Satisfaction with
4
4
4
4
Slowly increased the dose, Blood sugar us lower but not ideal. The side effects are bearable.
12/01/2017
Female
Overall satisfaction 2

Propranolol (Propranolol)
Migraine

Satisfaction with
1
3
4
5
I take the medication now for a couple of weeks but the headaches only get worse, is this normal? Does anyone have any advise?
11/30/2017
Male, 68
Overall satisfaction 5

Repatha (Evolocumab)
Not in the list

Satisfaction with
5
5
4
5
After taking different statines, with alle their rare side effects, now these in injection form. After 4 injections only my LDL cholesterol decreased from 2.9 to 0.6.
11/30/2017
Male, 75
Overall satisfaction 1

Diltiazem (Diltiazem)
Atrial fibrillation

Satisfaction with
1
2
2
3
I don't know what it is but I have no energy what so ever. The packet leaflet doesn't explain anything about the extra ingredients and what the side effects might be.